Furman beats NAIA Bluefield College 94-46

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) Matt Rafferty had 16 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists as Furman beat Bluefield College of the NAIA 94-46 on Wednesday night.

Kris Acox added 19 points and 10 rebounds for the Paladins (6-4). Andrew Brown added 12 points and seven rebounds, Kendrec Ferrara had 11 points with eight rebounds and John Davis III chipped in 10 points. The team had a 57-19 rebounding edge over Bluefield.

Davis sank a 3-pointer to cap a 17-7 start for the Paladins with 12:18 to go in the first half and they stretched their lead to 40-18 at the break.

Acox dunked early in the second period to put Furman up 51-29 with 15:21 to play and the Paladins cruised to the win.

Zeke Williams led the Ramblin' Rams with 19 points on 6-of-11 shooting from the field including four 3-pointers.

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